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Meaning of "UB40" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF UB40

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF UB40

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Ub40 is a noun.
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WHAT DOES UB40 MEAN IN ENGLISH?

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UB40 are a British reggae/pop band formed in 1978 in Birmingham, England. The band has had more than 50 singles in the UK Singles Chart, and has also achieved considerable international success. The band has been nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album four times, and in 1984, were nominated for the Brit Award for Best British Group. One of the world's best-selling music artists, UB40 have sold over 70 million records. Their hit singles include their debut "Food for Thought" and two U.S. Billboard Hot 100 number ones with "Red Red Wine" and "Can't Help Falling in Love". Both of these also topped the UK Singles Chart, as did the band's version of "I Got You Babe". The ethnic makeup of the band's original lineup was diverse, with musicians of English, Scottish, Irish, Yemeni and Jamaican parentage. The band's initial lineup lasted for 30 years from the band's formation in 1978 until frontman Ali Campbell's departure from the band in 2008. Since that time, two other founding members have also left the band, and the trio of Campbell, Virtue, and Astro have since formed UB40 Reunited.

Definition of UB40 in the English dictionary

The definition of UB40 in the dictionary is a registration card issued by the Department of Employment to a person registering as unemployed. Other definition of UB40 is a person registered as unemployed.

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Synonyms and antonyms of UB40 in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «UB40» into 25 languages

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UB40
1,325 millions of speakers

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UB40
570 millions of speakers

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510 millions of speakers

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380 millions of speakers
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280 millions of speakers

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278 millions of speakers

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UB40
270 millions of speakers

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UB40
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UB40»

Discover the use of UB40 in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to UB40 and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Blood And Fire
But this is not the autobiography of a pop band legend, but rather the story of two working class brothers crashing and burning and fighting back against the odds.
Robin Campbell, Ali Campbell, 2011
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Ub40
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! UB40 are a British reggae/pop band formed in 1978 in Birmingham. The band has placed more than 50 singles in the UK Singles Chart, and has also achieved considerable international success.
Jesse Russell, Ronald Cohn, 2012
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Caribbean Popular Music: An Encyclopedia of Reggae, Mento, ...
UB40 Formed in 1978 in England, the band UB40 included brothers Robin andAli Campbell, Earl Falconer, Mickey Virtue, Brian Travers, Jim Brown, Norman Hassan, and Terence "Astro"Wilson.They entered the British popular music scene ...
David Vlado Moskowitz, 2006
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The Rough Guide to Rock
UB40 Formed Birmingham, England. 1978. E ntering the national consciousness around the same time as Margaret Thatcher, UB40 were initially considered a politically driven protest band. Associated with the 2-Tone label and ska revival of  ...
Peter Buckley, 2003
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SPIN
UB40 always hit me the way certain foreign films do: admired them, sure, appreciated them, but something down there felt like homework. You could see that what UB40 were about was a good thing: right politics, smart anger, riddims on the ...
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Billboard
Furthermore, the band's run to the top of the U.S. chart marks the second time a UB40 single has risen to Billboard's top 10 after entering in the anchor No. 100 position (Chart Beat, July 31). The act is now celebrating 14 consecutive years of  ...
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SPIN
More than any other British act, UB40 is responsible for the way reggae became ingrained in British culture. Imported reggae staked a claim 15 years ago, of course, and shiny white groups The Police and The Clash, to name two that spring ...
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The Encyclopedia of Popular Music
(DEP International/A&M 1984), Baggariddim (DEP International 1985), Rat In The Kitchen (DEP International/A&M 1986), CCC: Live In Moscow (DEP International/ A&M 1987), UB40 (DEP International/ A&M 1988), Labour Of Love II (DEP ...
Colin Larkin, 2011
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Astro (UB40)
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
Zheng Cirino, 2011
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Billboard
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10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UB40»

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Woman assaulted at UB40 concert in Bedford Park
A woman suffered head injuries after being attacked by a group of people at a UB40 concert last night. Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault at the ... «Bedford Today, Aug 15»
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UB40's red, red whine
That particular version of UB40 carried on with Ali's brother, co-lead vocalist and guitarist Robin Campbell, among its five remaining original members. «The West Australian, Jul 15»
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Music fans claim Chepstow Racecourse UB40 gig ruined by brawls …
About 12,000 people packed into the racecourse on Saturday to see chart-toppers UB40 at its sold-out race night but some punters told the Argus they were ... «South Wales Argus, Jun 15»
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UB40 back to play Derngate
UB40 consist of drummer James Brown, singer Duncan Campbell, guitarist Robin Campbell, bassist Earl Falconer, percussion and trombone player Norman ... «Northampton Chronicle & Echo, May 15»
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Sunderland date added to UB40 tour
The band also feature, Martin Meredith (sax) and Lawrence Parry (trumpet), who have both been in UB40's touring line-up for over twenty years, and Tony ... «Sunderland Echo, May 15»
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UB40 fans turned away after Ventnor tickets oversold
"We hold both the venue and promoter responsible for the considerable inconvenience they have put UB40 and, more importantly, their fans through," a ... «BBC News, May 15»
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UB40 to bring their Red Red Wine tour to Waipara vineyard
UB40, featuring the original members Ali Campbell, Astro and Mickey Virtue, have announced today that they will return to New Zealand in early 2016 for their ... «The Press, May 15»
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Review: UB40 raise the bar and the roof at GL1
There's no going back now: However you look at it, UB40's gig at GL1 was always going to be a night of firsts. The first time the band had played at this venue, ... «Gloucester Citizen, May 15»
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UB40 announce tour date at Grimsby Auditorium
Due to popular demand, reggae legends UB40 have confirmed extra UK live dates which will include a gig at the Grimsby Auditorium on Monday, October 12. «Grimsby Telegraph, May 15»
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UB40 to play Aylesbury Waterside
Naming themselves after the unemployment benefit form, UB40 formed in 1978 in Birmingham, before releasing their debut album Signing Off in August 1980. «Buckingham Advertiser, Apr 15»

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